Posts made in April, 2013

Junior Composers Composition Camp 2012 Students

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in Blog | Comments Off on Junior Composers Composition Camp 2012 Students

Junior Composers Composition Camp 2012 Students

Students at Junior Composers composition camp, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, July 2012

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Convention 2011 re-cap

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in Events, Meetings | Comments Off on Convention 2011 re-cap

Convention 2011 re-cap

Minnesota FMC held its 55th biennial convention in Willmar, MN August 9-10, 2011, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Forty-five Federation members from throughout the state attended the two-day event. The convention opened with a comedic “Lena” singing and telling jokes Norwegian style.At the All-State Meeting we heard reports from event chairmen and club presidents. We enjoyed a student Honors Recital and an evening concert by Richard Yague who sang opera pieces and show-tunes. Verna Patrick — using her original poetry — presented the inspirational invocations at meals. NFMC...

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Junior Composers Summer Camp

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Blog, Scholarships | Comments Off on Junior Composers Summer Camp

Junior Composers Summer Camp

Junior Composers Summer Camp is a music-filled group experience for young composers aged 14-20 held in July at the University of Minnesota Minneapolis. Junior Composers brings in professional musicians who work with composition students for one or two weeks. Randall Davidson, General Director, says, “Junior Composers camp is not about the product [of a premiered composition], but about the process of creativity.” Daily theory and ear training classes and frequent exposure to teacher and peer input are foundations of the program. Students compose in the genres of classical chamber music,...

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